The Iceman in Superior

By Danielle Kaeding | February 4, 2015


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A Minnesota man has been trying to break the Guinness Book of World Records for the tallest ice sculpture at Barker’s Island in Superior. Self-taught electronics engineer Roger Hanson has been living in a trailer on the island where he designed a spray tower that shoots 10 gallons of water a minute from Lake Superior onto a system of cables. His goal was to build a 70 foot high ice sculpture but mother nature had other plans. The sculpture collapsed before reaching Hanson’s goal. Reporter Danielle Kaeding caught up with Hanson before its spectacular crash.

Danielle Kaeding

Danielle Kaeding

Danielle Kaeding is a Wisconsin Public Radio reporter based in Superior.
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